HealthTrust Purchasing Group has entered into a spine implant agreement with Pioneer Surgical Technology, a provider of orthopedic, spine and biologic systems.

HealthTrust is a group purchasing organization that supports nearly 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities, as well as 10,600 ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites.

Pioneer Surgical will provide members of HealthTrust access to premium, medical devices for spinal fusion, including cervical and lumbar plates, pedicle screw systems, interbody devices and a minimally-invasive lateral approach system, Cross-Fuse.

Some other products are Streamline TL, a thoracolumbar spinal fixation system, and SlimFuse, an anterior cervical plate system.